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Save the Date! Spring 2016 Canvas Campus Connect Event

by on May 9, 2016 1:05 pm
Canvas Campus Connect: Spring 2016 When: June 2nd, 12-2pm Where: Lathrop Library, Room 282 VPTL’s Canvas team invites Stanford faculty and instructional staff to learn more and get updates about the campus-wide transition from the CourseWork learning management system to Canvas.  We’ll provide key tips for a smooth migration from CourseWork to Canvas. Stanford faculty… Read more Save the Date! Spring 2016 Canvas Campus Connect Event
John Peterson, Lecturer & Coordinator, PWR 1, Program in Writing and Rhetoric

Canvas Course Profile - John Peterson

by on April 29, 2016 7:34 pm
This Canvas Course Profile features John Peterson’s exemplary use of Canvas to enhance teaching and learning. He shares his experience with organizing his course using Modules, collaborating using Google docs and encouraging students to contribute images and other content to help customize the Canvas course.     Canvas Course Profile Instructor: John Peterson, Lecturer & Coordinator, PWR 1 Department: Program… Read more Canvas Course Profile - John Peterson
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Announcing Roster Photos

by on April 6, 2016 5:44 pm
In one-on-one consultations, surveys and help desk tickets, faculty and TA’s have told us that roster photos was one of the features they relied on in CourseWork and is one of the most needed features in Canvas. Our VPTL Canvas team listened to your feedback and developed a roster photo tool for Canvas. Instructors, TAs… Read more Announcing Roster Photos
Ken Romeo, Lecturer and Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning, Associate Director for the Stanford Language Center, Photo Credit: Kenneth Chan

Canvas Course Profile - Ken Romeo

by on March 31, 2016 2:01 pm
This Canvas Course Profile features Ken Romeo’s exemplary use of Canvas to enhance teaching and language learning. Ken shares his experience with setting up Modules to organize and structure his courses. He also shares tips for streamlining the grading process using rubrics, the mobile SpeedGrader app and Canvas Gradebook.     Canvas Course Profile Instructor:… Read more Canvas Course Profile - Ken Romeo
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Getting Started with Canvas: First Steps and Tips

by on March 25, 2016 7:54 pm
Before You Begin Have content you’d like to migrate from CourseWork? Before January 23, 2017, email us at help@stanfordcanvas.zendesk.com with the names of the courses in CourseWork and which quarter you’ll be teaching them in Canvas. Note: Only one version of each course will be migrated. The Canvas team will migrate the most recent version unless you… Read more Getting Started with Canvas: First Steps and Tips
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Announcing Canvas Commons

by on March 25, 2016 12:52 pm
On March 26, a new tool called Commons will appear in the Canvas menu for Instructors, TA’s and Course Admins. What is Canvas Commons? It’s a space for Stanford faculty and instructional staff share course resources. You can share course content with everyone  in the Stanford Canvas community, with only those in your department or just… Read more Announcing Canvas Commons
Jennifer Johnson, PWR Lecturer Photo Credit: Megan O'Connor

Canvas Course Profile - Jennifer Johnson

by on February 17, 2016 2:54 pm
This Canvas Course Profile showcases Jennifer Johnson’s exemplary use of Canvas to enhance teaching and promote collaborative learning. She shares her experience with Canvas’ peer review and Pages’ features (wiki – easy to edit, collaborative web pages) and SuiteC collaboration tools to increase student interaction and engagement. She also shares insights about leveraging Canvas to… Read more Canvas Course Profile - Jennifer Johnson
Professor Paula Moya, Photo Credit: Ved Chirayath

Canvas Course Profile - Paula Moya

by on January 26, 2016 4:44 pm
As the first in a series of Canvas Course Profiles, we showcase Professor Paula Moya’s exemplary use of Canvas to enhance teaching and learning. She shares her experience, insights and lessons learned as well as tips and suggestions for instructors who are just getting started with Canvas.   Canvas Course Profile Instructor: Paula Moya, Professor of English, and by courtesy, of Iberian… Read more Canvas Course Profile - Paula Moya
Lathrop Library Map - Canvas Office Hours in Lathrop 135

Announcing Canvas Office Hours for Faculty and Teaching Staff

by on January 14, 2016 12:12 pm
When: Every Friday between 12pm and 3pm* Where: Lathrop Library, Room 135 (located just past and to the left of the Tech Lounge Service Desk) Have a question about Canvas that seems best suited for an in-person, one-on-one consultation? Stop by during our weekly Canvas Office Hours and get answers. Whether you’ve already taught in… Read more Announcing Canvas Office Hours for Faculty and Teaching Staff
Canvas Transition

Spreading the News

by on December 16, 2015 7:36 pm
Thanks to our VPTL colleagues for helping to get the word out about Stanford’s transition to Canvas! The recent article “From CourseWork to Canvas: Stanford embarks on a major transition in learning platforms,” also carried in the Stanford Report, perfectly captures the past, present and future of learning platforms at Stanford and the Canvas tools… Read more Spreading the News